While the late-breaking news at the BET Hip Hop Awards had nothing to do with the show itself — that would be the apparent skirmish between Rick Ross and Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy – there were plenty of notable moments worth discussing before the incident hijacked headlines.
The performance-heavy show, which was taped at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center and will air Oct. 9 on BET, launched with a bang from Wiz Khalifa, who was joined by Young Jeezy for “Work Hard, Play Hard.” Though it sounded tight the first time around, producers made the acts run through it again, one of the few major stalls of the taping. Although during the time it took to re-set the stage, the late-arriving Omarion was able to hustle to his seat, prompting the girls in the balcony to shower him with ear-piercing screams once he was noticed.
Here are some other things to look out for (including some winners, so if you don’t want to know, stop reading now!).
– Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz, up for